She tripped and fell into the burning sand while her newly-wed husband chased and fell with her. "I'm so happy this day is finally here." he said as he held her delicate hand. They had met online, about twelve years ago, but they were living states apart. So when Elizabeth turned eighteen, she went to go live with her loving boyfriend in California. They lived together for about five years when Tyler finally proposed. It was a wonderful night, full of laughter, tears, and lots of love. Now they're going on a whole new journey. A journey of even more laughter, tears, and much, much more love. It was going to be wonderful. More wonderful than they'd ever expected. "I know." Elizabeth murmured in a haze. She was imagining the even greater experiences that marriage is going to give her, children. buying their first house... Tyler stroked her hair and looked at her. "We should probably get back. They're probably wondering what we're up to." he said almost hesitantly, then laughed. "Let's stay here a little longer." Elizabeth didn't want to go back to the loudness of the reception that was going on in the private beach area that they had rented for the night. "Okay." Tyler murmured as he pulled her closer and kissed her temple. They both knew they should go back to the party, but it was so much better laying on the beach, together, looking at the gleaming stars above them. They just wanted to be alone.